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February 28, 2020

Draft EPA Analysis Opens Door To New TSCA Rules On Methylene Chloride

October 30, 2019 at 1:40 PM
EPA’s has released a draft risk evaluation that finds scores of methylene chloride uses can pose unreasonable risks to consumers, workers and bystanders, a finding that opens the door to the agency adopting new toxics rules months after issuing a controversial measure that regulated only consumer uses of paint strippers containing the chemical. EPA draft evaluation , released Oct. 29, finds that as many as 65 uses of the chemical in consumer, commercial and industrial settings, as well as recycling...

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